The Olympic flame of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris was lit on April 16 during a solemn ceremony in Ancient Olympia, a TASS correspondent reports from the scene, Report informs.

Greek actress Mary Mina, dressed as an ancient Greek High Priestess, lit the flame in front of the Temple of Hera.

The traditional event of lighting the Olympic flame was attended by Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, President of the Greek National Olympic Committee Spyros Capralos and other officials.

The 2024 Summer Olympic Games will be hosted by the French capital of Paris between July 26 and August 11.